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“VIDEO: ‘Obscene’ Santa Clause,” AssociationHelpNow

Q: Can a board demand alteration or removal of a Santa Clause ornamentation making an obscene gesture? A: In both New York and New Jersey, an Association Board could demand alteration or removal of a Santa Clause ornamentation making an obscene gesture. Best practices for any Association would be to have a reasonable Rule or […]

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Webinar: Navigating the Special Assessment Minefield

This program is not eligible for CEU credit or certificate of completion. Many associations are looking to undertake major renovation and repair projects in 2022 and special assessments will be needed in many cases to fund those projects. Our webinar will answer your questions about the process your board must follow to levy a special […]

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Webinar: How to Enforce Your Documents

In this webinar, we will discuss options available to community associations seeking to enforce their governing documents and defenses commonly raised by homeowners opposing actions by the association. There will also be a discussion regarding the recent changes to Florida Statutes and considerations for associations when pursuing different remedies. Topics include: Changes to Florida Statutes […]

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Webinar: Why You Need Good Governing Documents

Learn why it’s important for condo and community associations to have “good governing documents” and how that is the starting point for effective enforcement. Some of the topics covered will include: Maintenance Responsibilities Conflicts within governing documents and with the statutes Sale and Lease Restrictions Material Alterations ————————- SPEAKERS: Joseph Adams SHAREHOLDER Becker Kevin […]

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Episode 26: Can My Employer Require Me to Be Vaccinated? – Can They Do That?

“My employer has said that all employees will be required to get the COVID-19 vaccination, even though the vaccine doesn’t have full FDA approval – Can they do that?” Becker Shareholder Jamie Dokovna discusses in a brand new episode! When it comes to association rules and bylaws, there seem to be more questions than answers. […]

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Webinar: Tips, Tricks and Updates: Property and Casualty Insurance – How to Avoid Common and Costly Mistakes

Property and Casualty Insurance is one of the largest line items on every association’s budget. With rates continually on the rise, it’s important for board members and managers to learn how to maximize the benefit and manage risk to avoid costly and unnecessary expense. Topics include: What can an association do to keep its insurance […]

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Challenge Accepted: Becker & Coworks International Take on Return-To-Work

The post-pandemic return to work is fraught with challenges – from ensuring the physical and mental well-being of employees and the safety of the actual workplace to attracting and retaining an empowered workforce who successfully maintained productivity without coming into the office for an entire year. Becker Shareholder and employment lawyer Jamie Dokovna invited Becker […]

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Webinar: Don’t Skip the Fine Print: Understanding Vendor Contract Provisions

Has a prospective vendor presented your association with a standard one-size-fits all contract? Before signing on the dotted line, watch the replay of a discussion dedicated to successfully navigating the boilerplate provisions of a commercial contract. We discuss the importance of key contract clauses, why you should think twice before signing a vendor’s typical agreement, […]

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Donna DiMaggio Berger Appears in Season 2 Episode 14 of the Castle Group’s COVID-19 Webinar Series

Becker Community Association Shareholder Donna DiMaggio Berger participated in episode 14 of the second season of Castle Group’s COVID-19 webinar series. She was joined by Castle Group’s Founder and CEO James Donnelly to discuss the impact of both the recent COVID-19 liability legislation and the 100+ page omnibus bill. Watch the webinar replay.

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Webinar: Master Class for Real Estate Agents: Session 5

Is your customer considering an association-managed property? Make sure you can prepare them for the unique aspects of joining such a community and eliminate any future surprises. Becker co-hosts Scott Marcus and Elana Friedman Polashuk welcome special guest Bill Worrall of FirstService Residential to this week’s Master Class. Bill outlines the variety of association types […]

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